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MISSION: CATCH supports pediatricians to collaborate within their communities so that all children have access to needed health services and a medical home.

THE CATCH PLANNING, IMPLEMENTATION, AND RESIDENT GRANTS CALL FOR PROPOSALS IS NOW OPEN
Visit our Funding Opportunities page for more information and to apply. Deadline is July 31, 2014.

CALL FOR POSTER ABSTRACTS
The  Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) program and the AAP Council on Community Pediatrics (COCP) invite abstracts for a Community Pediatrics Poster Display Session at the 2014 AAP National Conference and Exhibition in San Diego, CA. Deadline is June 27, 2014, 5:00pm EST through the online abstract submission form included in the Call for Abstracts.


CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEWEST GRANTEES

Planning Grants

Rachel Dawson, DO
Military Adolescent School-based Health
Uniformed Services-West Chapter

Sarah Dumas, MD, MSc
Growing Young Families Together
Louisiana Chapter

Ellen Fremion, MD
Transition for Teens with Spina Bifida
Texas Chapter

Meera Siddharth, MD
Enrichment for Better Health
Pennsylvania Chapter

Catherine White, MD
Expanding Children's Mental Healthcare
Montana Chapter

 

Implementation Grantees

Tara DuPont, MD
Neonatal Passport for Follow-up Care
New Mexico Chapter

Diane Edwards, MD
The Family Hub
Wyoming Chapter

Michael Foxworth II, MD
Adolescent Vaccination and the Medical Home
South Carolina Chapter

Julia Richerson, MD
The Arts of Parenting
Kentucky Chapter

Ruby Thomas, MD, MPH
School Health at Brown Middle School
Georgia Chapter

 
Resident Grantees

Emily Allen, MD
Gun Violence: Unique Child Health Needs
Massachusettes Chapter

Avika Dixit, MBBS, MPH & Megan McHenry, MD
Health Barriers Among Adolescent Burmese Refugees
Indiana Chapter

Anisa Durand, MD
Bienestar en Sobrante Park
California Chapter 1

Janna Gewirtz O'Brien, MD
Promoting Healthy Adolescence Through School-based Care
Minnesota Chapter

Jamie Johnson, DO & Megan Sikkema, DO
Healthy Habits for Healthy Children
Michigan Chapter

Ryan Kwong, MD & Vanessa Orrego, MD
Winter Wonderland
New York Chapter 1

Jaime Peterson, MD
Ninos Listos: School Readiness in the Clinic
California Chapter 1

Anoop Rao, MD
Efficient Medicaid Referral
New York Chapter 3

Hania Salama, MD & Jennifer Yu, MD
Healthcare Needs of Arabic-speaking Children
Michigan Chapter

Michelle Spencer, MD
Operation Superbugs! Combating Antibiotic Resistance
Florida Chapter

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LIGHTS, CAMERA, CATCH
Dr. Alejandro Clavier MD, FAAP showcases his CATCH oral health project and chats about what it takes to do community work.

Alejandro Clavier

AAP publication

CATCH IN THE NEWS:
CATCH Program Marks Two Decades of Bridging Gaps in Health Care (AAP News, Vol.34 No. 12 December 2013)

CATCH FACILITATORS: Each AAP Chapter has at least one Chapter CATCH Facilitator, and each District has a District CATCH Facilitator and a Resident CATCH Liaison. Additionally, two National Resident CATCH Liaisons are selected by the Section on Medical Students, Residents and Fellowship Trainees.

These individuals are available to:

  • Provide assistance to applicants and grantees
  • Review and score CATCH grant applications
  • Assist projects in linking to local resources
  • Promote CATCH projects in their community


One Pediatrician Can Make a Difference




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